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Ellmau review: 32 facts and highlights

Ellmau
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Ellmau

How does Ellmau compare to the average?

  • Distance from airport
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    87kmvs107.39km
  • Mountain height
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    1337metersvs1140.23meters
  • Skiable area
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    279kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
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    70vs30.51
  • Restaurants on the slopes
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    70vs6.25
  • Ski pass daily
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    60.15$vs61.36$
  • Ski lifts (air)
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    50vs13.23
  • Ski lifts total
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    90vs27.86

General info

1.distance from airport
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A nearby airport is ideal, as journeying by car or bus through mountainous areas can take longer than on flat terrain.

Best

Smugglers Notch

0.03km

87km

2.mountain height
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The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.

Best

Gressoney

3550meters

1337meters

3.summit height above sealevel
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The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

Best

Claviere

5774meters

1957meters

4.base elevation
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The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

620meters

5.Winter olympics host
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The resort has played host to the winter olympics. This means it is likely to have a range of professional slopes, other winter sports, and finally, good facilities and well developed transport links.

For example

Ski Portillo

Ellmau
6.months open yearly
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A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Best

Samnaun

10months

4months

Skiing

1.skiable area
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The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.

Best

Champéry

650km

279km

2.Offers open cross-country skiing
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Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Ellmau
3.ski pass daily
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The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

Best

Sansicario

0$

60.15$

4.Has toboggan runs
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Toboggan runs are dedicated slopes or slides that you can slide down on a toboggan.

Ellmau
5.Has night skiing
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Certain trails are illuminated so that you can carry on skiing even after the sun goes down.

Ellmau
6.ski lifts (air)
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Air lifts describe all off-ground types of ski lift, such as cable cars or chair lifts. These are better, particular for travelling long distances, as they can transport skiers faster and in larger quantities than surface lifts.

Best

Champéry

102

50

Leisure

1.restaurants
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More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

70

2.restaurants on the slopes
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Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.

Best

Ellmau

70

70

3.Has ice climbing areas
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Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

For example

Alyeska

Ellmau
4.Has an ice rink
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At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

Ellmau
5.Has a bobsled track
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

For example

Kirkwood

Ellmau
6.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

For example

Alyeska

Ellmau

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels
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With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

Best

Val di Fassa

188

11

2.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

For example

Alyeska

Ellmau
3.chalets
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A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

Best

Big White

269

3

4.number of five star hotels
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Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

1

Snowfall

1.snowfall september
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Average snowfall in the month of September.

Best

Mount Hotham

96.5inches

0inches

2.snowfall july
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Average snowfall in the month of July.

Best

Mount Hotham

56inches

0inches

3.snowfall june
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Average snowfall in the month of June.

Best

Mount Perisher

18inches

0inches

4.snowfall august
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Average snowfall in the month of August.

Best

Mount Hotham

69inches

0inches

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